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KPD News & Alerts

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KPD News & Alerts Blog

The Knoxville Police Department (KPD) responds to a variety of events and calls for service each day. Check here for media releases and alerts. 

For any questions, please contact KPD's Public Information Officer Scott Erland at 865-215-7210 or serland@knoxvilletn.gov.

Click here to view KPD's current calls for service (updated every two hours).

Recent Posts
At approximately 12:45 a.m. on Saturday, May 30, KPD officers responded to the railroad tracks near the intersection of Old Broadway Street and Mineral Springs Avenue, where a female victim had been struck by a train. The female was pronounced deceased on the scene. Following officer investigation, ... more» 
Posted by serland  On May 30, 2020 at 5:19 PM
UPDATE (Wednesday, May 6, 8:00 a.m.): The victim from the fatal collision on Tuesday morning on Alcoa Highway has been identified as Samuel Stevens, age 34, of Knoxville, Tennessee.  ------------------------ On Tuesday, May 5 at 5:45 a.m., Knoxville Police Department officers responded to a ca ... more» 
Posted by serland  On May 06, 2020 at 8:08 AM
At approximately 6:08 p.m. on Monday, April 13, Knoxville Police Department officers attempted to stop a vehicle in the Western Heights area. The occupants were suspected for the shooting that occurred on Keith Avenue on the night of Tuesday, April 7. The suspect vehicle refused to stop and a pu ... more» 
Posted by serland  On Apr 13, 2020 at 9:20 PM
At 8:39 a.m. on Tuesday, March 17, Knoxville Police Department officers responded to a crash on I-40 East near Asheville Highway, where a tractor trailer overturned. Based on the evidence at the scene and witness statements, the tractor trailer was traveling on I-40 East when it lost control, struck ... more» 
Posted by serland  On Mar 17, 2020 at 2:11 PM
At about 6:03 a.m. on Monday, March 9, Knoxville Police Department officers responded to a single-vehicle accident on Broadway at Walker Boulevard. The preliminary investigation determined that a black Honda was traveling southbound on Broadway when it flipped and came to rest after impacting the co ... more» 
Posted by serland  On Mar 09, 2020 at 10:14 AM